Upcoming mobile phones for 2010

If you take a sneaky peak at the rumoured handset release schedule for the rest of the year, then it’s clear to see that a wide range of new and exciting smartphones are set to light up the industry. New buyers and those who are upgrading their old handset are set to have a tantalising selection of new phones on offer that will easily outclass those of your friends.

July

Nokia E5 – Takes the best of the E71 and E72 to bring a Symbian operated smartphone that boasts a full QWERTY keyboard.

Sony Ericsson Zylo (W20) – From the Walkman brand this handset not only offers the best in music applications but brings social networking and motion based gaming to ensure this is set to be one of the most entertaining of the new release.

Samsung i5500 (Corby/Galaxy 5) – This is an Android (Google OS) based phone with WI-FI, GPS and a document viewer that provides a budget handset suitable for business and personal users alike.

August

Nokia X6 8GB – Nokia have cut down the internal memory of the older models to bring the pricing structure in line for those who want this popular handset at a lower price tag.

Blackberry Curve 9300 (Kepler) – Famous for their business oriented messaging phones, Blackberry has re-mastered their functional QWERTY keyboard phones to fill the gap in the mid-priced arena of business handsets.

September

Nokia X2 – A slim candy bar phone with dedicated music buttons, a 5-megapixel camera and 16GB of internal memory.

Sony Ericsson Hazel (Greenheart) – Made from Eco-friendly materials and with a CO2 calculator the Hazel will bring something new to the marketplace. With Sony Ericsson’ walkmate and a splash resistant coating the Hazel is as practical as it is functional.

October

HTC Vision – This is the HTC Desire but with a QWERTY keyboard for those who can’t stop messaging.

HTC Ace – No details as yet but likely to be as popular as HTC’ previous models.

Sony Ericsson X8 (Shakira) – A social networking masterpiece with music functions, Track id and a Google software package that brings a familiar feel to Internet browsing and places the most popular sites at your fingertips.

Nokia N8 – The N8 is set to be Nokia’ flagship release this year and offers a Symbian v3 OS as well as a superb range of optical and entertaining features.

Sony Ericsson Yendo – A full-touch Walkman phone with integrated Facebook and Twitter.

November

HTC Gold – This one is rumoured to be HTC’ first smartphone running the Windows Mobile 7 operating system and should be pretty responsive with 1.3GHz processor.

Nokia E7 – This one sports an aluminium casing and large 4-inch AMOLED display. Further features that make the E7 desirable include a QWERTY keyboard with tilting touchscreen display and an impressive 1.6GHz processor.

Samsung i8700 Cetus – Suspected to have an 8-megapixel camera and Samsung’ Bada OS this will be Samsung’ hottest release of the year.

So, plenty of phones to choose from and which is set to be the most popular model from this selection is still under debate with our money split 50-50 between the Nokia N8 and the Samsung i8700 Cetus.

Comments are closed.